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Higher Alcohol Intake May Harm Bone Health in HIV Patients

Alcohol intake tied to levels of bone turnover markers in patients with HIV and substance use disorder

Early Deep Remission of Crohn Disease Tied to Better Outcomes

Findings show significant decrease in adverse outcomes over three years of follow-up

Rivaroxaban Prevents VTE After Lower-Limb Surgery

Rivaroxaban superior to enoxaparin for preventing major VTE after nonmajor orthopedic surgery

Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy May Up Fracture Risk in Children

Fracture risk remained higher after adjusting for differences in sex, race, other factors

Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA

Following implementation of ACA, insurance rates decreased more in states with Medicaid expansion

35.1 Percent of Workers Report Work-Related Health Problems

Construction is the industry with the highest prevalence of work-related health problems

Low Vitamin D May Reduce Mobility After Hip Fracture Surgery

Rates of walking at 30 days higher for those with 25(OH)D levels ≥12 ng/mL versus <12 ng/mL

March 2020 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

March 2020 Briefing – Rheumatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Rheumatology for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds

Professional societies issue stern warning not to inappropriately prescribe meds for COVID-19